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Title: Orthognathic Surgery: Planning and treatment with illustration on six cases
Authors: Al-Ruhaimi, K.
Nwoku, A.
Shaikh, H.
Keywords: Orthognathic surgery; planning and treatment; six cases
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Saudi Dental Society
Citation: Saudi Dental Journal; 3(2): 53-66
Abstract: Almost all conferences for plastic and maxillofacial surgery discuss reports on several methods of orthognathic surgery, planning, success results, and complications of the different proce¬ dures carried out to correct patient's soft and hard tissues frontal profiles and occlusal dis¬ crepancies. Various principles are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of facial deformities. However, the most important consideration, after all, is the final accepted aesthetic and func¬ tional requirements and stability of the moved segments. The objective of this paper is to give the basic principles of treatment planning for correcting facial discrepancies, surgical approach to different cases, and the methods to increase stability of the moved segments. Six cases are included to illustrate the different aspects of treatment planning, surgical management, and stabilization methods.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14018
ISSN: 1013-9052
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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